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Procurement 101: Your Role in Procure-to-Pay    

First Wednesday every month

This class is highly recommended for all P-Card holders and is a prerequisite for iProcurement software training. We'll discuss your role in King County's "Procure-to-Pay" process.

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First Wednesday every month

P-Cards offer streamlined purchasing, payment processing, fraud protection, and easy reporting. If you're using purchase orders, you're wasting time and money! This training is required for all new cardholders to obtain their P-Card. Learn more.

Register Video: P-Card vs PO

   

Next Class: To Be Determined

All agencies must request quotes from registered suppliers for purchases between $10,000 - $50,000 (commonly known as "3-quote" buys). This course will show you how to search the vendor databases, compare quotes, and comply with reporting requirements. Learn more.

   

Next Class: To Be Determined

This training will show you how to know what type of waiver to use and how to use the online Waiver Request tool. Learn more.

KC eLearning

   

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King County purchasers are invited to this workshop to learn what it means to be sustainable, how to make sustainable purchases, and why you should. Get the scoop on online resources to help you implement the Sustainable Purchasing Policy! Learn more.

   

Next Class: To Be Determined

Come find out what every requistioner needs to know for year-end and how to use the self-service tools. Learn more.

   

Next Class: To Be Determined

This workshop explores the roles of the travel coordinator, iExpense Proxy, and Petty Cash & Imprest fund custodian in the travel & employee reimbursement process. We will review the process step-by-step, and then open the floor to your questions. Learn more.

   

Answering the question, "How can I access awarded contracts through Oracle?"

Learn more at our Awarded Contracts Log.

   

Answering the question, "Where is my Invoice payment?"

Approving Purchase Orders   

Approving Purchase Orders

This course is required for all Oracle iProcurement approvers. We'll discuss your role in King County's Procure-to-Pay process, including:

  • How to review and approve requisitions
  • What policies to consider
  • How to avoid fraud and illegitimate charges

Approving Travel & Reimbursement   

Approving Travel and Reimbursement Expenses

This course is required for anyone approving reimbursements using Oracle iExpense. We’ll discuss your responsibilities as an approver of travel and employee reimbursement expenses, including:

  • How to review and approve expense reports
  • What policies to consider
  • How to avoid fraud
  • Identify common pitfalls related to per diem, meals & refreshments, and mileage

P-Card Approver Training   

P-Card Approver Training

This course is required for anyone approving P-Card purchases. We’ll discuss your responsibilities as a P-Card approver, including:

  • How to review and approve P-Card transactions
  • What to look for in supporting documentation
  • How to avoid fraud

Find more information about P-Card on the P-Card website and direct all P-Card questions to the P-Card Team.

Capital Projects

Construction Contracts 101    

August 15

This course provides an overview of procurement prcess for Construction contracts. The course is designed for both veteran and new project representatives, as well as contract administration staff. We'll explore your role in each major milestone of the contracting process, from pre-planning to contract administration. Learn more.

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Architecture & Engineering Contracts    

Next Class: To Be Determined

This course provides an overview of recent changes to the procurement process for Architecture, Engineering, and Professional Services contracts. The course is designed for both veteran and new project representatives, as well as contract administration staff. We'll explore your role in each major milestone of the contracting process, from pre-planning to contract administration. Learn more.

Contract Management Executive Policy and Procedure Training    

This training provides an introduction to King County’s basic construction management policies. You'll learn best business practices, your role and responsibilities, and how to manage costs, schedules and documentation. This training is for Project Representatives and Project Control Engineers.

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This training provides an introduction to King County’s basic construction management policies. You'll learn best business practices, your role and responsibilities, and how to manage costs, schedules and documentation. This training is for Project Representatives and Project Control Engineers.

   

First Wednesday every month

This video explains how Architecture/Engineering consultants should submit project-specific costs during negotiations.

   

This video explains how to establish profit margins on architectural and Engineering contracts.

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